Molding

2009

Vital Technologies for Business Success in Changing Global Market
January 26-28
New Orleans, Louisiana

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Session 1: Emerging Molding Technologies and Novel Molding Equipment
Moderators: Uwe Haupt, Arburg, and Rick Shaffer, Netstal Machinery

Session 2: SPECIAL FORUM: "Best Practices"
Moderator: Deb J. Bristoll-Weis, Engineered Plastics Corporation

Session 3: In-Mold Assembly and Multi-Material Molding
Moderator: Tom Betts, Wittmann-Battenfeld

Session 4: Specialty Materials Molding
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, AG Research

Session 5: LSR Molding: Innovations; Markets; New Opportunities
Moderators: Greg Dull, Wacker Silicones, and Tim Erwin, Spectrum Plastics

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Session 1: Emerging Molding Technologies and Novel Molding Equipment
Moderators: Uwe Haupt, Arburg, and Rick Shaffer, Netstal Machinery
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Resin Management Strategies Jeffrey F. Mengel, Plante & Moran, PLLC
Green Approach to Injection Molding Dr. Juergen Giesow, Arburg
Rapid Temperature Cycling - RTC™ Raymond Foad, Sales Director, Gas Injection Worldwide Limited
Novel Injection Molding Technique for Light-Weight Applications T. Müller, J. Vittinghoff, I. Kühnert (speaker), Chair of Polymer Technology, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
EXJECTION - A New Technology to Mold Parts Uwe Haupt (speaker), ARBURG and T. Krivec, IB STEINER
Closed Loop Process Control Systems for Injection Molding Based Upon Melt Front Detection Susan E. Montgomery (speaker) and David J. Dreher, Priamus System Technologies
Advancements in Hot Runner Valve Gating Technologies Martin Baumann, Business Manager - Hot Runners, Husky Injection Molding Systems
Integrated Injection Molding Simulation for Faster Tooling Delivery Vijay Kudchadkar, VISI Flow Application Engineer, VERO CANADA
Real-Time Fault Detection for Injection Molding Using New Multivariate Technology Dan Hazen, Product Manager, MKS Instruments, Inc.
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SPECIAL FORUM: "Best Practices"
Moderator: Deb J. Bristoll-Weis, Engineered Plastics Corporation
Continuous Improvement Teams: Creating a Proactive System for Long Term Manufacturing John Berg, Director of Marketing , MGS Mfg. Group
Value Added Pricing Model: Moving Away From the Gross Profit Model Bob MacIntosh, President, Nicolet Plastics, Inc.
Technical Development Planning: Assuring Skilled Technicians for the Future John Papineau, Vice President of Business Development, Engineered Plastics Corporation
Are You Missing the Point? Mistakes to Avoid in Your Marketing Plan Teresa Schell, Marketing Manager, Plastic Components, Inc.
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Session 3: In-Mold Assembly and Multi-Material Molding
Moderator: Tom Betts, Wittmann-Battenfeld
Dolphin - Tailor Made Soft Touch Surfaces in a Single Production Step Joachim Kragl, Manager Processing Technologies, ENGEL CANADA
Innovative Tooling Solutions - The Key for Success Hansjörg Keusgen, Sales Manager, FOBOHA GmbH
The Latest Development in Spin-Stack Tools within In-Mold Assembly, In-Mold Labeling
and Insert Molding
Jes Gram, President, Gram Technology
Latest Developments in Simulating Multi-Component-Materials Florian Petzold and Christof Heisser (speaker), SIGMA Plastic Services, Inc
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Specialty Materials Molding
Moderator: Amos Golovoy, AG Research
SmartFoam Process for Plastic Injection Moulding Ulrich Stieler, Director, Stieler Kunststoff Service GmbH
Injection Molding of Thermo Conductive Compounds for the Housing of Mechatronic Systems C. Heinle¹, G. Hülder¹ (speaker), Z. Brocka¹, G. W. Ehrenstein¹, S. Egelkraut², H. Ryssel, M. März³
¹Chair of Polymer Technology, University Erlangen, Nuremberg, Germany; ²Chair of Electron Devices, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany; ³Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology (IISB), Germany
Localized Reinforcement of Injection Molded Parts Using Continuous Length Glass Fibers Frank Jaarsma, Ticona
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Session 5: LSR Molding: Innovations; Markets; New Opportunities
Moderators: Greg Dull, Wacker Silicones, and Tim Erwin, Spectrum Plastics
Silicone Rubber: Versatile Elastomer for Demanding Applications Mel Toub, Elastomers Applications Manager, Momentive Performance Materials
Novel Molding Machine Technology for Exact Silicone Dosing Tom Kavanaugh, Sales Manager, Sodick-Plustech Inc
Debugging LSR Molds Daniel Schölmberger, Elmet North America
Tooling Developments for Liquid Silicone Rubber Greg Roembke, Roembke Mfg. & Design
Molding Cell Automation Utilizing Six-Axis Robotic Technology Todd Hoffmann, Automation Engineer, PTG Silicones
General LSR Meter-Mix Dispensing Information Robert Pelletier, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Fluid Automation
Latest Developments in Simulating LSR-Materials Florian Petzold (speaker), Christof Heisser, SIGMA Plastic Services, Inc
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